Tag Archives: Board of Education

Naugatuck BOE opts for school on Columbus Day

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is letting the Columbus Day holiday set sail in favor of giving students a different day off. The board last week voted 7 to…

Plan includes world language for elementary students 

REGION 16 — Region 16 took its first step in offering world languages to elementary students last school year. If everything goes as planned, the district will take a couple…

Region 16 putting greater focus on science

REGION 16 — With new national science standards on the horizon, Region 16 officials are looking to get the most out of the new, but minimally-used, science labs at the…

Bond Commission OKs funds for borough, company  

NAUGATUCK — The state Bond Commission last month approved more than $2 million in funding for projects in Naugatuck. The funding includes $1.08 million for the Board of Education. The…

Voters support Dey to fill school board seat

BEACON FALLS — Voters on Wednesday unanimously backed Democrat Erik Dey to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education at a town meeting. Dey was the only…

School board elects Hiscox chair

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week elected Robert Hiscox as its chair for the next two years. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls…

Town meeting set to fill BOE vacancy

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a special town meeting for Wednesday to vote to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education. The town…

Huk resigning from Region 16 school board

BEACON FALLS — Two weeks after winning his first term on the Region 16 Board of Education, Democrat James Huk resigned from the volunteer board due to an unexpected job…

Administrators, Region 16 board agree to new deal

REGION 16 — Administrators in the Region 16 school district have a new three-year contract. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, approved…

School board transfers funds to absorb cuts

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week transferred $939,279 to contingency to cover cuts in state education funding. A prolonged state budget stalemate came to an…